Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence This Nurses Week
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Our 2018 advocacy and education project focused on domestic violence kicks off this Nurses Week! This year, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees (NUHHCE) locals with nurse members will be participating in nationwide community service.
No matter what your medical classification, all members are invited to join our campaign to help prevent domestic violence and support survivors.
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Across Southern CA, UNAC/UHCP members are going beyond the bedside to take a stand against domestic violence and to serve community members in need.
Check out the many ways you can be involved this May! UNAC/UHCP members are invited to participate in any of the community outreach projects listed below.
Los Angeles County
VALLEY: DONATION DRIVE FOR HAVEN HILLS
Kaiser Woodland Hills Registered Nurses Association (KWHRNA) is teaming up with Haven Hills, an organization dedicated to provide shelter, safety, and support to men, women, and children who have experienced traumatic events in their lives.
May 7, 2018
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM and 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM in Auditorium B
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in Auditorium A
Please contact KWHRNA Contract Specialist/Secretary Elma Zaragoza, RN at 909-282-7905 or KWHRNA.CS@unacuhcpaffiliate.org for more information.
SOUTH BAY: 1736 FAMILY CRISIS CENTER
Kaiser South Bay Health Care Professionals Association is leading a donation drive for “Welcome Bins” for the 1736 Family Crisis Center to support South Bay families and survivors in need. Donations will be gathered and delivered this May.
Contact Kim Mullen at 310-982-0568 or email@example.com for more details.
LAKEWOOD/LONG BEACH: DONATION DRIVE FOR SU CASA
Lakewood Registered Nurses Association (LRNA) is supporting Su Casa, a non-profit community-based organization in Long Beach supporting survivors of domestic violence. Donations will be collected through May 23, and delivered on May 23rd at 11 AM to Su Casa.
For more information, contact LRNA President Julie Ngin, RN.
26TH ANNUAL LETTER CARRIERS' STAMP OUT HUNGER FOOD DRIVE
Site 1: South LA (led by Kaiser South Bay Health Care Professionals Association)
Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 2 PM – 7:30 PM
U.S. Postal Service Wagner Branch
2200 W. Century Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90047
Please sign up at memberlink.unacuhcp.org by May 8, 2018 or contact Team Captain Kim Mullen at 310-982-0568 or firstname.lastname@example.org. CLICK HERE for the South LA event flyer.
Site 2: Los Feliz (led by Kaiser Sunset Registered Nurses Association)
Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 3 PM – 7:30 PM
U.S. Postal Service Los Feliz Branch
1825 N. Vermont | Los Angeles, CA 90027
Please sign up at memberlink.unacuhcp.org by May 8, 2018 or contact Team Captain Jess Mangubat at 323-354-0837 or KSRNA.Pres@unacuhcpaffiliate.org. CLICK HERE for the Los Feliz event flyer.
SUMMER FUN PACKS DONATION DRIVE FOR LAURA'S HOUSE
Kaiser Orange County Professionals Association (KOCPA) is supporting the children in crisis sheltered by Laura’s House. Donations for Summer Fun Packs will be collected at the General Membership Meeting on May 11.
Please check www.ocunac.com
or connect with your KOCPA officers for more details.
LOVE SHOULDN'T HURT: BECKY'S HOUSE DONATION DRIVE
Collection efforts are ongoing at both San Diego KP inpatient facilities and the larger clinics until May 13. Kaiser San Diego Health Care Professionals Association (KSDHCPA) officers will drop off the donations to Becky's House (1012 C Street, San Diego, CA 92101) on May 15 at 4:30 PM. CLICK HERE
for the flyer with the list of donation items.
To find out more about this project or to drop off a donation, please contact Lisa Alverson at (619) 206-5516 or Lisa.Alverson@unacuhcp.org.
DONATION DRIVE: ALLIANCE AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT
Kaiser Bakersfield Registered Nurses Association (KBKRNA) members are collecting donations for the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault. Some requested items from the Alliance are diapers and hygiene kits. Please bring your donations to the general membership meetings taking place on May 10.
CLICK HERE for the meeting flyer.
Join the Nurses Week ThunderClap
For those who can’t be with us in-person, there’s another way to help. NUHHCE nurse locals nationwide are part of a social media “ThunderClap” that will launch May 12. Please visit our Thunderclap to donate your Facebook status update or Twitter tweet to our cause. #BeyondTheBedside
CLICK HERE to access materials for Nurses Week actions and events mentioned above. Take and post photos with hashtags #unacuhcp #BeyondTheBedside #TimesUp4DV to share your Nurses Week experience.
Stay tuned! There will be more opportunities to serve our communities throughout the year. For the latest updates, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.